Herbert A. Lubs, MD

Title: Professor Emeritus,
Genetics Educator (Retired)

Company: University of Miami
Location:  Towson, MD United States


  • American Federation for Clinical Research
  • American Society of Human Genetics (board directors, genetic services committee 1985) (travel committee, 1986)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Honor Medical Society
  • Society for the Study of Social Biology
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research
  • The Science Society and the Arts Conference at Washington and Lee University research endowment, Co-founder
  • Tissue Culture Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2015-2016, 2006-2008, 1992-1993)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-2006)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1995-1996)
  • Recipient, Joseph P. Kennedy Junior International Award for mental retardation research (1986)
  • Recipient, U.S. Public Health Search Career Development Award (1963-1973)
  • Recipient, VA Clinical investigatorship Award (1960-1963)
  • Co-founder, along with Dr. Betty Lou Lubs, The Science Society and the Arts Conference research endowment
  • Contributions on the scientific basis for prenatal diagnosis of the Fragile X Syndrome
  • X-Linked intellectual disability Researcher for the Fragile X Syndrome which has been reported as a commonly inherited form of mental retardation

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